May 23, 2017
Heidi A. Nadel
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued two anti-SLAPP decisions today and significantly changed ("augmented") the two-pronged anti-SLAPP analysis it adopted in 1998 in Duracraft Corp. v. Holmes Prods. Corp.
Before today, it was fairly wide accepted that:
January 5, 2017
Anti-SLAPP roundup: A summary and explanation of 2016 anti-SLAPP decisions in Massachusetts state and federal court.
July 7, 2016
On June 30, 2016, the SJC granted Further Appellate Review on the parties' cross-petitions in Blanchard v. Steward Carney Hospital, Inc.
The case raises questions about the scope of anti-SLAPP protection for statements made to the press and whether the anti-SLAPP statu...